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El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center

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Calle Privada s/n | Barrio El Chalaton, Alamos 85760, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We came for the weekend and it was great! We were a party of 6 couples of newlyweds and we had a great weekend, making a bbq, enjoying the landscape and the pool. The cabin was perfect for a couple, the bed is fantastic! We really rested and woke up late. The breakfast was delicious and the gals were really... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wonderful place at the edge of Alamos. Beautifully built and maintained. Quite bungalows with AC, bathroom and wifi, but no TV or phones. The loudest noise at night are the birds and geckos. In the morning, Angela will cheerfully feed you an incredible breakfast. Jeni and Dave are wonderful hosts. Highly recommended.

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hola Patricio, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and appreciating what we do. Look forward to your return. The pool is ready! Muchos saludos, Jen More 

Pendleton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Would you like to stay at a magical place while exploring the beautiful town of Alamos? We enjoyed such a setting here at El Pedregal. The owners are welcoming and wonderfully accommodating, sharing the special, peaceful place they have crafted together. The casitas (private cabins) are aesthetically constructed with beautiful detailing, and have the most comfortable beds and linens. The... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Gracias for the great review! The pool is ready for whenever you want to come back. It's amazing! Muchos saludos from El Pedregal. More 

Albany, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I miss it already and can't wait to go back. The beds were warm and comfortable (we were there in January) and sometimes Rosco (one of the very well behaved dogs) came to visit and spend the night which was fine with me since I missed my own dogs. Breakfast every morning was wonderful and healthy with homemade granola and... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

This review makes me smile :) Thanks so much...we welcome you back whenever you have a chance. Angela sends her best, as do the dogs! Saludos! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

So loved this place and the people and of course Rosco, Chino and Mina!!!! What a beatiful way to spend time in Mexico and with family and friends. Total comfort and privacy as well as communal breakfast which was superb - sombreros "off" to the "angel" in the kitchen. Want to go bird watching and to coopers canyon next!!! thank... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hi Jean, Thanks for the nice review. It was great to have your gang here for the music festival. We thoroughly enjoyed your company. Hopefully you all find your way back here for another visit. The dogs miss you! Saludos, Jen More 

Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What a wonderful place! Tucked away so as to be quiet and restful (good for bird watching). Great for walking a country type setting. A very short distance in to the town of Alamo with lots more walking and shopping and a tour of a beautiful hotel and its grounds. Meal at the lodge and retreat center, the meals were... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hi Larry, So glad you had a nice time here and sorry we fed you too much :) We look forward to a return visit! Muchos saludos, Jen More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

What an absolute treat to experience El Pedregal. The casitas were beautifully decorated with fabulous beds, furniture and additional out door seating. The surroundings were stunning with a nice nature path around the property. The delicious food and stellar service never missed a beat. The absolute highlight for us were the owners Jen and Dave MacKay. They are naturals with... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hola Adam, Thanks for the great review. It was the best having you guys here with us and we look forward to having you back here when you head back north from Oaxaca...unless you decide to stay there! Siempre tienen su casa aqui con nosotros xoxo More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If you like casitas in the woods with only the sounds of birds chirping to distract you, this is a good place for you. A short, walkable distance from town, this IS serenity. The queen bed has luxurious sheets and "sink into and never want to leave" mattresses. There is a small, convenient refrig. Breakfasts were very nice and Jennifer... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Finally getting around to responding to some reviews! Thanks for your visit. So glad that you got to go out with David to do some birding...and just enjoy Alamos and El Pedregal. Come back and visit us again! There's still more birds to see! Saludos. More 

Tubac, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Picture yourself siting under the canopy of big native trees, listening to the sound of birds and watching the colors of the Sierra Mountains change as the sun goes downs... ideal place for those who enjoy nature, but also for anyone looking to get away from their busy lives, but yet knowing that minutes away is the center of an... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Thanks for you great review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return! Saludos More 

Churintzio, Michoacan Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

As a single traveler I stayed at El Pedregal for three nights. I found the casita to be spacious and comfortable while the grounds were lovely. Especially appreciated were the area information packet in the room, the mini refrigerator, and the bird feeders which attracted a host of birds. However, I found the owner/operator to be moody and the way... More 

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jenmack, Owner at El Pedregal Nature Lodge and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Thanks for observations. We work hard to strike the right 'value' and pride ourselves on the high quality of our hotel and service. We often recommend Rancho Acosta as an alternative in town and recognize that our place may not be for everyone. It is unfortunate that there was a misunderstanding with the deposit...it was an honest mix up but... More 

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